Read to Them: The Year of Billy Miller
As you are aware, our school as well as the two other elementary schools in Carmel are taking part in a special, community wide shared reading event. Every family and staff member will receive a copy of the same book, The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes. Families will be asked to read it together at home over the next few weeks.
Parents should please read each chapter to their children according to the schedule below. Videos of our special staff members reading each chapter will be posted at 9 a.m. each school day according to the schedule below. Be on the lookout to see who will be reading!
Part 1: Teacher (Guest Readers from Kent Elementary School)
- May 17: Chapter 1 (Pages 1-10)
- May 18: Chapter 2 (Pages 11-17)
- May 19: Chapter 3 (Pages 18-26)
- May 20: Chapter 4 (Pages 27-35)
- May 21: Chapter 21 (Pages 36-51)
Part 2: Father (Guest Readers from Kent Primary School)
- May 24: Chapter 1 (Pages 55-62)
- May 25: Chapter 2 (Pages 63-72)
- May 26: Chapter 3 (Pages 73-87)
- May 27: Chapter 4 (Pages 88-97)
- June 1: Chapter 5 (Pages 98-106)
Part 3: Sister (Guest Readers from Matthew Paterson Elementary School)
- June 2: Chapter 1 (Pages 111-119)
- June 3: Chapter 2 (Pages 120-129)
- June 4: Chapter 3 (Pages 130-139)
- June 7: Chapter 4 (Pages 140-152)
- June 8: Chapter 5 (Pages 153-161)
Part 4: Mother (Guest Readers from the CCSD District Office)
- June 9: Chapter 1 (Pages 165-176)
- June 10: Chapter 2 (Pages 177-187)
- June 11: Chapter 3 (Pages 188-199)
- June 14: Chapter 4 (Pages 200-209)
- June 15: Chapter 5 (Pages 210-229)
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STUDENTS OF THE WEEK!!!
UPCOMING SPIRIT DAYS - FLAG DAY JUNE 14TH AND CRAZY SOCK DAY JUNE 16TH!!!
WHAT WE ARE ABOUT
Carmel Central School District Mission Statement
The parents, staff, students and community of the Carmel Central School District are committed in partnership to quality educational experiences in an environment that fosters mutual respect, values the uniqueness of the individual and challenges all students to become self-motivated, lifelong learners and contributing members of society.
WHAT WE DO
As an academic institution we contribute to the development of minds through inspiring children to create and pursue their own goals and objectives. We accomplish this by creating a welcoming, nurturing and trusting environment for all that empowers children to work alongside their peers, regardless of limitations, ultimately becoming independent lifelong learners.
Foster personal and academic growth
WHO WE ARE
We are a cohesive community of professionals with a strong sense of family that possess, celebrate and share our unique and individual strengths. We share a common focus to help, facilitate and encourage young minds to grow and fulfill their potential. As facilitators of learning, we utilize a multitude of resources to model and promote these desired outcomes.
A strong cohesive community
WHO WE DO IT FOR
Our service is focused on the children who will develop a solid foundation of skills, knowledge and values, maximizing their individual potential along the way. This will in turn contribute to the perpetual improvement of society.
WHY WE DO IT
As we practice our deep commitment to learning, we accept the roles we fulfill because we understand that children require a safe, positive environment in which to develop into self-motivated and socially appropriate adults. We realize that fulfilling these responsibilities has an even greater benefit to all of us as a growing and ever evolving global community.
To inspire children to be their best in all aspects of their lives
KENT PRIMARY SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT
We are a community that is dedicated to developing and inspiring children to be their
best selves in all aspects of their lives.